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U.S. retailer Walmart Inc on Thursday reported an estimate-beating jump in first-quarter U.S. comparable sales, but overall revenue growth and online sales slowed. Sales at U.S. stores open at least a year rose 3.4 percent, excluding fuel, in the quarter ended April 30. Analysts estimated growth of 3.1 percent, according […]

Christine Mushi | Bloomberg | Getty Images Cows stand at the Lookout dairy farm in North Hatley, Quebec, Canada on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. Canadian dairy farmers are fuming over the renegotiated trade deal with the U.S. due to concessions Ottawa made that could lead to hundreds of millions in […]

Information technology professionals in Asia are set for a lucrative future, according to a new report that found tech wages in the region are on the rise. U.S.-based software management firm Puppet surveyed 3,000 IT professionals globally and found that salaries in Asia Pacific outpaced Europe in 2018. IT practitioners […]

FBI Director Christopher Wray; CIA Director Gina Haspel and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats arrive with other U.S. intelligence community officials to testify before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on “worldwide threats” on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 29, 2019. A new government report calls China the top […]

Job seekers wait in line to speak with company representatives during a Choice Career Fair event in Seattle. The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits surged to near a 1-1/2-year high last week, which could raise concerns that the labor market is slowing. Initial claims for state unemployment […]

Not all was well in Toy Land in 2018. Sales in the industry fell 2 percent last year as toy manufacturers endured their first Christmas without Toys R Us in more than 60 years, according to a new report. In the U.S., customers spent $21.6 billion on toys last year, […]

That’s the takeaway from a recent survey of 300 organizations released by Genpact, which shows notable progress in AI from a similar survey conducted in 2017.  Companies are moving from using AI at the fringe of their operations in 2017 to deploying it in their core processes, the survey finds. The […]